Synopses & Reviews
Presents the rich flowering of Renaissance women's poetry: from the love lyrics of famous courtly ladies of Venice and Rome to the deeply moral and spiritual poets of the age. Includes 19 poets and over 80 poems in Italian and ricing English verse translation. Poets include Isabella Andreini, Vittoria Colonna, Tullia d'Aragona, Veronica Franco, Veronica Gambara, Olimpia Malipiera, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici, Aurelia Petrucci, Antonia Giannotti Pulci, Camilla Scarampa, Gaspara Stampa, and others.
This dual-language collection presents the rich flowering of women's poetry during the Italian Renaissance: from the love lyrics of famous courtly ladies of Venice and Rome to the deeply moral and spiritual poets of the age. It includes biographies of 19 poets and over 80 selected poems in the original Italian with facing English verse translation. Poets include: Laura Battiferri Ammannati, Chiara Matraini, Isabella Andreini, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici, Vittoria Colonna, Isabella di Morra, Tullia d'Aragona, Aurelia Petrucci, Lucia Bertani Dell'Oro, Antonia Giannotti Pulci, Leonora Ravira Falletti, Camilla Scarampa, Moderata Fonte, Gaspara Stampa, Veronica Franco, Laura Bacio Terracina, Veronica Gmbara, Barbara Bentivoglio Strozzi Torelli, Olimpia Malipiera. Dual-language poetry. Introduction, biographies, notes, bibliographies, first-line index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-264) and index.